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Volume 34, Number 2 (Fall 1994)

Contents

Editor’s Note: A Tribute to Russell Kirk

Essay 8 October 2000
The Splendor of Dedication
by Eugene V. Clark
Best of the Bookman 2 October 2011
Knight of Truth
by Gerhart Niemeyer
A eulogy for Russell Kirk.
Best of the Bookman 9 October 2011
Russell Kirk: An Appreciation
by Andrew Shaughnessy
Another essay from our 1994 memorial issue. Human nature, as Kirk reminded us, is a constant.
Best of the Bookman 16 October 2011
An Augustine for Our Age
by Jeffrey O. Nelson
A memorial to Russell Kirk from our 1994 tribute edition, from one of Dr. Kirk's personal assistants.
Best of the Bookman 23 October 2011
Death of a Giant
by William A. Rusher
Another tribute to Dr. Kirk from our memorial issue. The former publisher of National Review explains the difference between conservatism and “classical liberalism” and Kirk’s irreplaceable role in intellectual history.
Best of the Bookman 30 October 2011
Mr. Conservative
by Frederick D. Wilhelmsen
In this excerpt from our memorial issue, the legendary professor of philosophy from the University of Dallas offers an homage to his friend Russell Kirk.
Best of the Bookman 6 November 2011
The Youthful Writings of Russell Kirk
by Matthew Davis
In this article from our memorial issue, one of Russell Kirk’s assistants reviews his juvenalia and points out continuities with his mature work.
Best of the Bookman 13 November 2011
A Literary Patrimony
by Cecilia Kirk Nelson
In this article from our 1994 Memorial issue, Russell Kirk's daughter Cecilia discusses the literary heritage that she was given by Kirk’s regular evening readings.
Best of the Bookman 7 October 2012
book cover Rediscovering a Neglected Conservative Mind
by W. Wesley McDonald
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, by James Fitzjames Stephen. Edited by Stuart D. Warner. Liberty Fund, Inc., 1993 xxix + 270 pp., $19.50 cloth; $7.50, paper.

Also in this Issue

On the Passing of Dr. Russell Kirk
Statement by Governor John Engler

Michigan Senate Resolution
Offered by Senator Joanne Emmons

Is Life Worth Living?
Epilogue from Russell Kirk’s Memoirs

A Note On Russell Kirk

Imagination it is that shapes society—moral imagination, or idyllic imagination, or diabolic imagination.

Russell Kirk

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News

The University Bookman is joining Fordham University in hosting the award-winning poet and critic A. M. Juster on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 6:00pm on Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus (McMahon Hall, Rm. 109; use the entrance on West 60th Street and Columbus Avenue in Manhattan). Juster will speak on “Riddles, Elegies, and Satires: Adventures in Translation.” The event is free and open to the public and registration is not required. We are also planning a second event in May on the humanities. Watch this space for more details. (27 Dec 2016)

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